Ohio Philanthropy News - July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Mercy Health Foundation awards $87K in scholarships.
Forest sprouting up next to Akron Innerbelt thanks to a $214,420 grant through the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Ariel Foundation announces scholarship recipients.
Goodwill gets grant for re-entry program from the Toledo Community Foundation.
Free ice cream bridges gaps in Walnut Hills thanks to the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
Nord Family Foundation announces grant recipients.
'Book and Bib' program starts at OhioHealth Marion supported by Marion Community Foundation, Marion Public Library, Marion Rotary Club, and OhioHealth.
Accomplished students celebrated with Licking County Foundation scholarships and awards.
Hospice of North Central Ohio receives Richland County Foundation grant.

Miami County aviation pioneers cast in bronze, funded by the Alcorn Society of the Troy Foundation.
New HIV infections fall in Cuyahoga County for fifth consecutive year, bucking statewide climb. Ohio experienced a surge in new infections as the opioid epidemic hit the state, said Melissa Federman, director of the AIDS Funding Collaborative.
Let there be blight: Rooms to Let will transform soon-to-be-demolished homes into art, funded by the Cleveland Foundation.
The Jewish Community Center receives grants for revitalization project from the Western Reserve Health Foundation, the Youngstown Foundation, the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, and from an anonymous donor.
Mister C shares creative learning approaches with STEM educators with a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.

Inspiring Minds celebrates student achievements in partnership with Warren, Warren Community Development, Warren City Schools, Kent State University at Trumbull, AVI Foodsystems, United Way of Trumbull County, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, and Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Marcovitch named CEO of Jewish Federation of Columbus, Columbus Jewish Foundation.
Akron Public Schools to launch Bridgestone Americas Academy of Applied Engineering & Technology in facilitation with United Way of Summit County.

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